×

Local/Region

New York doctors urge Hochul to veto wrongful death bill

Medical professionals have joined a coalition of businesses and local elected officials in calling for New York Gov. Kathy Hochul to veto a bill that would reform the state’s law for wrongful death litigation, which dates back more than 170 years. Opposition to the bill has grown larger, ...

Dunkirk senior selected to All-State Music Conference

Dunkirk senior Angelina Piede has been selected to participate in this year’s New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Conference All-State Symphonic Band in Rochester that began Thursday. She will perform with the orchestra on the French horn. Nearly 7,000 students vied for a seat ...

Man charged in social media threats

BUFFALO — An Irving man has been arrested over allegedly threatening a person over social media, after being arrested multiple times before. Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced Tuesday that 24-year-old Weslee A. Thomas has been arraigned before Buffalo City Court Judge ...

FCS student selected as All-State participant

Submitted Photo Fredonia Central School District student Abby Roth has been selected to participate as a percussionist in the All-State Symphony Orchestra at the NYSSMA All State Music Festival in Rochester for the second year in a row. The school held a clap-out to recognize her ...

Fredonia apartments get $5M for refinancing

OBSERVER Staff Report An apartment complex on Brigham Road in Fredonia is getting a $5 million refinancing. Campus Edge at Brigham had the refinancing arranged by Northmarq, a debt, loan and investment services company for commercial real estate investors. The student housing property is ...

Silver Creek raises over $7,000 for Polar Plunge

SILVER CREEK — The Silver Creek Central School District’s Unified Team has been involved in the annual Polar Plunge event for multiple years. This year is no different, as SCCS Unified has raised a substantial amount of money for Special Olympics New York. As of Thursday morning, SCCS ...